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Tiempo De DESPERTAR!
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 180. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2013 by Escrit Lit. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Literary
This "graphic short" from renowned Tijuana caricaturist, newspaper cartoonist, and art instructor "El Kartun" is something very definitely different: both in its field of graphic literature and in the style of work generally associated with the author. The ebook version of a rare cult book prized among Baja artists and writers.
Threads of Hope
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Series: Mages of Tindiere, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Gran Anna was careful about using her sewing for magic. There were those who felt her family's gifts should be wiped out. But helping a young boy who'd lost his family keep his hopes up as he searches for a job in their little town was worth the risk. Anna's magic might not control the threads of fate but at least she could work a little hope into the shirt she made for David.
Tales from The Painted Door III: Molly's Walk
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Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An old woman stumbles into The Door and sets off an emotional chain that leaves Chris, Shelly, Mike, and some of the others pondering their own lives and values. That's especially true for Davaidh, who comes face to face with someone from his past and must deal with the ramifications.
Marking Time
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Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Worlds collide at the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, one chill, rainy night in Aberdeen.
We Are Leaves
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Friendship
"We Are Leaves” recognizes that we may be different colours, come from different backgrounds, speak different languages, yet we are all the same. And, when we work together everyone can have FUN!!! Sing-a-long to the tune of This Old Man. Look for other titles by this author including, "We Are Colourful Friends" available at: www.smashwords.com.
The King's Messenger: A Parable About Judaism
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Albion-Andalus Books. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
In The King's Messenger, Michael Kagan draws us into the world of the imagination and gives us an original parable about Judaism's long journey through the centuries that might have sprung from one of Judaism's classic storytellers of old. Although the parable itself is short, its message is profound and far-reaching. It is a teaching that will be read and read again, and passed on to others.
La Tutayegua
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Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A young boy growing up in Kansas City's West Side in the 1980s meets the mysterious creature known as La Tutayegua.
'Of Pipers and Pigs'
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Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
‘Of Pipers and Pigs’, tells of an individual dealing with social and political uncertainties. It’s about a man watching big things happening, while simultaneously questioning his own role in the events. After all, it’s an important thing for everyone to consider their role in the world, and what they can best do to improve things.
L'héritage au père Esnouf
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 16. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: French. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Un vieil homme, dans un village de Normandie, ne se résout pas à la disparition de la culture de sa région. La création d'un groupe folklorique ne ne convainc pas. Pourtant, cela bouleversera profondément leur environnement.
A Quick Guide to The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Anne Bronte wrote two novels in her literary career. “The Tenant of Wildfell Hall” is the second novel written by her. It was published in the year 1848. Anne Bronte used the pseudonym Acton Bell.
Requiem: Cloud of thoughts that rained ink unto paper.
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Price: Free! Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Requiem is a book about the life in Egypt. A compilation of short stories and articles about people who abuse religion, women and principles for their own benefit.
Corazones aislados
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Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: Spanish. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
Un cuento en el que la rutina diaria se combina con la locura, el tren subterráneo y los sacrificios humanos inspirados en la tradición azteca. • • • A short story where daily routine works in complicity with madness, the subway, and human sacrifices inspired in the Aztec tradition.
Thophile à Rome
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 13. Price: Free! Words: 670. Language: French. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Recueillie au XXe siècle à Saint Cornier des Landes, cette historiette se contait dans le bocage normand durant le siècle précédant. La langue normande de cette région y est savoureuse. Elle est cependant compréhensible.
Gas d'Falaise
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 12. Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: French. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A Falaise, au XVIIIe siècle, on ne se souciait guère de Guillaume le Conquérant, l'enfant du pays. Les préoccupations de l'époque étaient plus modestes. Il en résulte un petit conte aux dialogues truculents sonnant bien la langue normande.
Besame, Mi Amour (Hispanic Romance)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Ana Rodriguez wants to fall in love. To find a man that makes her feel the passion she's only ever dreamed about. So when she meets Jorge Garcia, Ana thinks maybe she's finally found her match. But Ana's parents have other plans for her, leading Ana to have to make the hardest decision of her life. Also check out The Complete Besame, Mi Amour Boxed Set.
Legend of the Salmarine
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Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Riveting tale of animal love and its consequences. (Safe for children.)
Incident in a Duckyard
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
This radio play, adapted from a Hans Christian Andersen story, illustrates how easily racism, bigotry, hypocrisy, stupidity, and apathy can escalate into violence and destroy an innocent and gifted creature. Andersen’s folk tales always have a dark side and involve moral and ethical issues. Using poultry and droll humour to show us ourselves, this one is, indeed, a cautionary tale.
Jenno's Gangs
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Series: Jenno's Stuff, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Jenno's private look at gang members and life, in her territory of Widdlington.
Jade
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,940. Language: Australian English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Jade remembers her childhood days in Singapore during the 1960s. The third daughter in a family of eight girls, she tells of the difficulties faced by her Ma as she struggles to bring up her girls. Jade's anecdotes of life in her primary school compels us to empathize with her fear and rejection, and rejoice with her achievements. The book concludes with a narrative of a mother's sacrificial love.
Reportage Albanya
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: Italian. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A differenza degli altri racconti della serie Amblimblone di Max Vergani, quasi tutti umoristici, questo è un toccante spaccato di umanità pur sempre raccontato con l'immancabile ironia che contraddistingue l'autore.